Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box

Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel BoxPart illustrated memoir, part social history, Read My Pins provides an intimate look at Albright s life through the brooches she wore Her collection is both international and democratic dime store pins share pride of place with designer creations and family heirlooms Included are the antique

Jewelry Concepts & Technology

Jewelry Concepts & TechnologyThe definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry making throughout history.

Jewels: A Secret History

Jewels: A Secret HistoryThroughout history, precious stones have inspired passions and poetry, quests and curses, sacred writings and unsacred actions In this scintillating book, journalist Victoria Finlay embarks on her own globe circling search for the real stories behind some of the gems we prize most Blending

Jewelry: From Antiquity to the Present

Jewelry: From Antiquity to the PresentFrom the simple shell beads worn by Palaeolithic hunters to the splendor of Renaissance gold work and the sumptuousness of Art Nouveau enamels, here is a fascinating and informative guide to the development of Western jewelry concluding with the radical and experimental developments in the last

Making Bead & Wire Jewelry

Making Bead & Wire Jewelry75 stunning pieces of jewellery, made of beads and wire, requiring only a few simple tools and easy to learn techniques The projects include earrings necklaces bracelets pendants a contemporary eyeglass chain hair clip filigree choker finger rings pins eyeglass cord There

Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing

Jewelry: Fundamentals of MetalsmithingIn logical progression, Jewelry Fundamentals of Metalsmithing examines the basic techniques of this ancient and accessible craft fabricating, surface treatments, joining, finishing, stone setting, chain making, mechanisms, and casting It is illustrated throughout with clear demonstration photos,

Art Nouveau Jewelry

Art Nouveau JewelryJewelry was one of the purest, and most successful, expressions of the Art Nouveau movement It captured the atmosphere and the passion of the fin de si cle, as well as the moral and artistic freedom that characterized the period Fresh designs and motifs were created with an intense excitement that

Inspired Wire

Inspired WireThis book is a guide for anyone interested in creating wire jewelry Cynthia Wuller begins by teaching wireworking basics, then presents new skills with every chapter The book flows from making basic wire components to creating complex hand shaped linked jewelry Beginners can start with chapter

Making Wire Bead Jewelry: Artful Wirework Techniques

Making Wire  Bead Jewelry: Artful Wirework TechniquesWire and bead jewelry is one of the hottest subjects in jewelry making today, and this book comes from two of the best known teachers in the field, Janice Berkebile and Tracy Stanley With beautiful designs, than 500 how to photographs that teach you visually, and accessible and accurate